Simon Preston Gallery - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Simon Preston Gallery. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Victoria Fu “Televoix”

    Victoria Fu “Televoix”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2017-09-10 - 2017-10-15

    Does an image have a backside, a derrière, or is it a hollow facade, like moving stage set pieces in early theater? What lives behind the image, in the dimension-less gap between it and its background?...More »

  • poster for John Gerrard “X. Laevis (Spacelab)”

    John Gerrard “X. Laevis (Spacelab)”

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation
    • 2017-04-30 - 2017-06-25

    Evoking many historical precedents in painting, photography and video, Gerrard’s virtual worlds do not belong to familiar lens or time-based media. The medium of simulation has enabled the artist’s visual...More »

  • poster for Robert Breer “Kamikaze”

    Robert Breer “Kamikaze”

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    • Media: Film
    • 2017-03-02 - 2017-04-23

    Simon Preston Gallery presents the first solo show at the gallery by Robert Breer (1926 – 2011). The exhibition features work spanning over fifty years of Breer‘s experimental and prolific career....More »

  • poster for Jenny Perlin Exhibition

    Jenny Perlin Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Film
    • 2017-01-08 - 2017-02-19

    Simon Preston Gallery presents the third solo exhibition by Jenny Perlin. The exhibition is comprised of two new films and an installation of works on paper. Perlin’s multi-part projects have previously...More »

  • poster for Terence Gower “Havana Case Study”

    Terence Gower “Havana Case Study”

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    • Media: Architecture - Installation
    • 2016-11-06 - 2016-12-23

    Simon Preston Gallery presents Havana Case Study, the first solo exhibition at the gallery by New York based artist Terence Gower. Havana Case Study is the second in a series of installations that...More »

  • poster for Jessica Mein “Desvios”

    Jessica Mein “Desvios”

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    • Media: Installation - Video installation - Other
    • 2016-09-08 - 2016-10-30

    Simon Preston Gallery present Desvios, the third solo exhibition at the gallery by Brazilian artist Jessica Mein. The exhibition is comprised of a central video animation and a series of monochrome...More »

  • poster for Victoria Fu, John Gerrard, Marco Rios and Josh Tonsfeldt Exhibition

    Victoria Fu, John Gerrard, Marco Rios and Josh Tonsfeldt Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation - Video installation - Digital
    • 2016-06-26 - 2016-08-05

    Simon Preston Gallery presents a group exhibition bringing together four gallery artists, Victoria Fu, John Gerrard, Marco Rios and Josh Tonsfeldt. Victoria Fu’s installations interplay photographic,...More »

  • poster for Amie Siegel “The Spear in the Stone”

    Amie Siegel “The Spear in the Stone”

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    • Media: Photography - Film - Performance Art
    • 2016-05-01 - 2016-06-19

    Simon Preston Gallery presents The Spear in the Stone, the gallery’s second solo exhibition by Amie Siegel, comprised of two new works, the single-channel video Fetish (2016), and the multi-part film and...More »

  • poster for “Signal to Noise” Exhibition

    “Signal to Noise” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2016-03-05 - 2016-04-24

    Simon Preston Gallery presents Signal to Noise, a group exhibition including works by Zarouhie Abdalian, Shannon Ebner, Leslie Hewitt, Iman Issa and André Komatsu. A signal is typically an innovation...More »

  • poster for Nick Goss “Bluing”

    Nick Goss “Bluing”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2016-01-08 - 2016-02-21

    Simon Preston Gallery presents the third solo exhibition of British painter Nick Goss, titled Bluing, at the gallery. The exhibition furthers the artist’s exploration of both transient and contemplative...More »

  • poster for Josh Tonsfeldt Exhibition

    Josh Tonsfeldt Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-10-29 - 2015-12-20
  • poster for Clement Siatous “Sagren”

    Clement Siatous “Sagren”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-09-12 - 2015-10-17

    Simon Preston Gallery presents Sagren, a solo exhibition of paintings by Chagossian artist Clement Siatous. Clement Siatous was born in 1947 on the Chagos Islands, a small isolated archipelago in the...More »

  • poster for “Grand Illusion(s)” Exhibition

    “Grand Illusion(s)” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2015-06-26 - 2015-08-08

    Simon Preston Gallery presents Grand Illusion(s), an exhibition curated by Christopher Eamon. The exhibition brings together six artists based on an underlying sensibility, rather than on overt formal...More »

  • poster for Caragh Thuring Exhibition

    Caragh Thuring Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2015-05-10 - 2015-06-21

    Simon Preston Gallery presents Caragh Thuring’s third solo exhibition at the gallery. This exhibition evolves the foundational components evident in the artist’s recent exhibition at the Chisenhale...More »

  • poster for “Cartography of Empty Spaces” Exhibition

    “Cartography of Empty Spaces” Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-04-01 - 2015-05-03

    Simon Preston Gallery presents Cartography of Empty Spaces*, a group exhibition of works by Mariana Castillo Deball, Jumana Manna, Hans Schabus and Gabriel Sierra. The exhibition brings together a collection...More »

  • poster for Amie Siegel and Carlos Motta “Ornament”

    Amie Siegel and Carlos Motta “Ornament”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2015-02-22 - 2015-03-22

    Simon Preston Gallery presents Ornament, an exhibition of works by Amie Siegel and Carlos Motta. Assembling two distinct projects, the exhibition creates anthropological divisions that evoke historical...More »

  • poster for Shelly Silver “Touch”

    Shelly Silver “Touch”

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    • Media: Film
    • 2015-01-31 - 2015-01-31

    In Shelly Silver’s Touch, 2013, (68 mins), a man returns to his childhood home in Manhattan’s Chinatown after fifty years to care for his ailing mother. The protagonist and narrator, who remains nameless,...More »

  • poster for Michelle Lopez “Banner Year”

    Michelle Lopez “Banner Year”

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2014-11-16 - 2014-12-21

    Within the exhibition, Lopez presents two distinct bodies of work, comprising of a stark flagpole installed through the center of the gallery, and a series of large-scale leaning glass sculptures, that...More »

  • poster for Marco Rios “S” is for Sincere, Formerly Formerly “F” is Fir Fake”

    Marco Rios “S” is for Sincere, Formerly Formerly “F” is Fir Fake”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2014-10-12 - 2014-11-09

    At least once a week I’m asked: What do you do? This is after it’s been established that I’m an artist. I always quickly answer: I do everything but painting. I answer preemptively because if I allow a...More »

  • poster for Jenny Perlin “One Hundred Sinkholes”

    Jenny Perlin “One Hundred Sinkholes”

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    • Media: Video installation
    • 2014-09-07 - 2014-10-05

    Perlin incorporates hand-drawn animation, 16mm film, video and drawing in order to create compelling multi-disciplinary installations. Her rigorous research combines ideas about philosophy, linguistics,...More »

  • poster for “Colony Room” Exhibition

    “Colony Room” Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2014-06-12 - 2014-08-02

    Simon Preston Gallery presents a summer group exhibition of painting, sculpture and works on paper by Nick Goss, Zak Prekop and Patricia Treib. The works in the exhibition are brought together by a...More »

  • poster for Victoria Fu “Belle Captive”

    Victoria Fu “Belle Captive”

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation
    • 2014-05-04 - 2014-06-01

    Simon Preston presents Belle Captive, the first solo exhibition at the gallery by California-based artist Victoria Fu. Belle Captive consists of a series of moving image installations, including video...More »

  • poster for Hans Schabus “Lower East Side”

    Hans Schabus “Lower East Side”

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    • Media: Architecture - Sculpture
    • 2014-03-02 - 2014-04-27

    Simon Preston presents Lower East Side, the second solo exhibition at the gallery by Austrian artist Hans Schabus. Hans Schabus has long remained interested in principles of order in architecture and...More »

  • poster for “The Silent Way” Exhibition

    “The Silent Way” Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Sculpture - Film
    • 2014-01-12 - 2014-02-23

    Simon Preston Gallery presents, The Silent Way, a group show featuring works by Robert Breer, Matthew Buckingham and Jenny Perlin. The works in the exhibition each examine our understanding of perception...More »

  • poster for Jessica Mein Exhibition

    Jessica Mein Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-11-17 - 2013-12-22

    Simon Preston Gallery presents Jessica Mein’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. Known for an expansive body of work including animation, video, collage and drawing, the artist continues a physical...More »

  • poster for Nick Goss “Like Pineapples In A Greenhouse”

    Nick Goss “Like Pineapples In A Greenhouse”

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2013-10-10 - 2013-11-10

    Simon Preston Gallery presents, Like Pineapples In A Greenhouse, the second solo exhibition of British painter Nick Goss at the gallery. The exhibition will comprise of seven recent large-scale paintings,...More »

  • poster for Amie Siegel “Provenance”

    Amie Siegel “Provenance”

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    • Media: Film
    • 2013-09-08 - 2013-10-06

    Simon Preston Gallery presents a solo exhibition by Amie Siegel, her first at the gallery. Known for an expansive body of work ranging from photographs, sound, video, installations and feature films, Siegel...More »

  • poster for “On The Passage of a Few” Exhibition

    “On The Passage of a Few” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Installation
    • 2013-06-19 - 2013-08-04

    Simon Preston presents On The Passage of a Few, an exhibition of works by Alexandre da Cunha, Terence Gower, Luis Molina-Pantin and Lisa Tan. Borrowing its title from Guy Debord’s 1959 film, On the...More »

  • poster for Josh Tonsfeldt Exhibition

    Josh Tonsfeldt Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-04-24 - 2013-06-02
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    John Gerrard Exhibition

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    • Media: Video installation
    • 2013-03-01 - 2013-04-14

    Simon Preston Gallery presents a survey of recent major simulations by John Gerrard. The exhibition includes Exercise (Djibouti) 2012, originally exhibited by Modern Art Oxford* and Infinite Freedom Exercise...More »

  • poster for Marco Rios "Melancholy (and a Baguette)"

    Marco Rios "Melancholy (and a Baguette)"

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2013-01-13 - 2013-02-17

    Simon Preston presents Melancholy (and a Baguette), the second solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Marco Rios at the gallery. Marco Rios adopts literary, filmic and art historical references,...More »

  • poster for Daniel Joseph Martinez "A story for tomorrow in 4 chapters"

    Daniel Joseph Martinez "A story for tomorrow in 4 chapters"

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Installation
    • 2012-11-04 - 2012-12-23

    Simon Preston Gallery presents the second of two consecutive exhibitions by Daniel Joseph Martinez, comprised of four large-scale recent photographic works and a sculptural sound installation. The preceding...More »

  • poster for Daniel Joseph Martinez "I want to go to Detroit; cheerleaders CHEER"

    Daniel Joseph Martinez "I want to go to Detroit; cheerleaders CHEER"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-09-12 - 2012-10-28

    Simon Preston Gallery presents I want to go to Detroit; cheerleaders CHEER, an exhibition of photographs by Los Angeles-based artist Daniel Joseph Martinez. For the past thirty years, Martinez has...More »

  • poster for "Someone Has Stolen Our Tent" Exhibition

    "Someone Has Stolen Our Tent" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2012-06-21 - 2012-08-04

    Simon Preston is pleased to present Someone Has Stolen Our Tent, a group show curated by Paula Naughton. Bringing together a diverse set of interpretations, the exhibition acts as a nexus to activate...More »

  • poster for Hans Schabus "Let's Call It Heimat"

    Hans Schabus "Let's Call It Heimat"

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    • Media: Installation - Film - Video installation
    • 2012-04-29 - 2012-06-15

    Simon Preston presents Let's Call It Heimat, the first solo exhibition of work at the gallery by Austrian artist Hans Schabus. Hans Schabus is known for his ambitious, radical gestures to deconstruct...More »

  • poster for Jenny Perlin "Funes"

    Jenny Perlin "Funes"

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    • Media: Film - Video installation
    • 2012-03-04 - 2012-04-15

    Simon Preston presents Funes, a three-part film installation by Brooklyn-based artist Jenny Perlin. Jenny Perlin is known for her films, videos, installations, and drawings. Her projects draw on her...More »

  • poster for "The First Rebellion is History, Next Week Rome Falls" Exhibition

    "The First Rebellion is History, Next Week Rome Falls" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Media Arts
    • 2012-01-15 - 2012-02-26

    The exhibition's title is borrowed from a recent series of photographs by Daniel Joseph Martinez. In each of his images, hand-groomed Bonsai trees, tended by the artist, are placed on pedestals in front...More »

  • poster for Caragh Thuring Exhibition

    Caragh Thuring Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2011-11-07 - 2011-12-23

    The gallery is pleased to present Caragh Thuring's second solo exhibition. With this new body of work, Thuring continues to walk a line between the abstract and the representational. In some of the paintings,...More »

  • poster for Michelle Lopez "Vertical Neck"

    Michelle Lopez "Vertical Neck"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-09-07 - 2011-09-30

    Simon Preston presents "Vertical Neck", the second solo exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist Michelle Lopez at the gallery. The exhibition is composed of three series of large-scale, leaning and wall-based...More »

  • poster for Nick Goss "herz man sky”

    Nick Goss "herz man sky”

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    • Media: Painting - Drawing
    • 2011-06-05 - 2011-07-17

    Simon Preston Gallery presents, “herz man sky”, the first solo exhibition of British painter Nick Goss in New York. The exhibition will comprise of six new paintings, together with a small group of...More »

  • poster for Jessica Mein "Verso Reverso"

    Jessica Mein "Verso Reverso"

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    • Media: Drawing - Video installation
    • 2011-04-17 - 2011-05-29

    Simon Preston presents "Verso Reverso", Jessica Mein's first solo exhibition in New York. The show will comprise of work in various media, including video animation, books, drawing and collage. Simon...More »

  • poster for Josh Tonsfeldt Exhibition

    Josh Tonsfeldt Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Video installation
    • 2011-02-27 - 2011-04-10

    Simon Preston presents Josh Tonsfeldt’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. The exhibition will comprise of new work in various media, including video, photography, drawing and sculpture.More »

  • poster for Kara Tanaka "Hungry Human (Mountain Hunter)"

    Kara Tanaka "Hungry Human (Mountain Hunter)"

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2011-01-16 - 2011-02-20

    Evoking René Daumal's bizarre and metaphorical novel 'Mount Analogue,' and, in turn, Jodorowsky's 1973 psychedelic cult movie 'The Holy Mountain,' 'Hungry Human (Mountain Hunter)' attempts both an historical...More »

  • poster for John Gerrard "Cuban School (Community 5th of October)"

    John Gerrard "Cuban School (Community 5th of October)"

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    • Media: Photography - Video installation
    • 2010-11-04 - 2010-12-23

    The gallery is pleased to present John Gerrard's second solo exhibition at the gallery. The exhibition will comprise of a major new work, shown as a large-scale double-projection, titled "Cuban School...More »

  • poster for Daniel Joseph Martinez “The Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend | Did You Know it Snows in Los Angeles in the Summer Time”

    Daniel Joseph Martinez “The Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend | Did You Know it Snows in Los Angeles in the Summer Time”

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    • Media: Other - Installation
    • 2010-09-12 - 2010-10-31

    For the past 30 years, Martinez has employed a complex artistic vocabulary including sculpture, text, animatronics, painting and photography, in order to address contemporary and historical socio-political...More »

  • poster for "dull as I  am, i hope to live by these lines" Exhibition

    "dull as I am, i hope to live by these lines" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing
    • 2010-07-08 - 2010-08-13

    Each of the artists in the show employ drawing to impress their sense of self-awareness through mark-making, that is either independent or complementary to their painting. The title of show, while hinting...More »

  • poster for Carlos Bevilacqua "Dois"

    Carlos Bevilacqua "Dois"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2010-05-09 - 2010-06-27

    Simon Preston Gallery presents Carlos Bevilacqua in his first solo show in New York. For this exhibition, Bevilacqua will show a combination of floor sculptures, hanging mobiles and wall works constructed...More »

  • poster for Marco Rios "Plasma Pool"

    Marco Rios "Plasma Pool"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2010-03-06 - 2010-04-25

    Adopting traits from a variety of late 19th Century Gothic fiction, such as Robert Louis Stevenson's novella "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1866), H.G Wells' "The Island of Doctor Moreau"...More »

  • poster for Caragh Thuring Exhibition

    Caragh Thuring Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2009-09-09 - 2009-11-01

    "...The painting portrays two young men, deeply engaged with each other, but words don't seem to pass their lips. One of them is playing a string instrument, his face turned to his companion. His central...More »

  • poster for "A Despot in Flora's Garden" Exhibition

    "A Despot in Flora's Garden" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Installation
    • 2009-05-23 - 2009-07-31

    Simon Preston Gallery presents the group exhibition A Despot in Flora's Garden, which opens to the public on Saturday, May 23. Curated by Jasper Sharp, the exhibition brings together projects by four artists...More »

  • poster for Michelle Lopez "The Violent Bear It Away"

    Michelle Lopez "The Violent Bear It Away"

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2009-03-21 - 2009-05-17

    This is the artist’s first exhibition in New York since her show at Deitch Projects in 2001. It consists of three new sculptures, each masking a subtext of terrorist warfare. The installation explores...More »

  • poster for John Gerrard ”Oil Stick Work”

    John Gerrard ”Oil Stick Work”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2009-01-10 - 2009-03-08

    The show's eponymous work titled ‘Oil Stick Work (Angelo Martinez/Richfield, Kansas)’, is a virtual sculpture that depicts a solitary aluminum corn silo on the austere landscape of the American Great Plains....More »

  • poster for Josh Tonsfeldt "Physician's Horse Vanishes"

    Josh Tonsfeldt "Physician's Horse Vanishes"

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    • Media: Drawing - Calligraphy - Sculpture - Video installation
    • 2008-11-07 - 2009-01-02

    Simon Preston is pleased to present Josh Tonsfeldt's first solo exhibition in New York titled Physician's Horse Vanishes. The exhibition will comprise of work in various media, including video, photography,...More »

  • poster for Carlos Bevilacqua and Jessica Mein Exhibition

    Carlos Bevilacqua and Jessica Mein Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Sculpture
    • 2008-09-05 - 2008-10-26

    For this exhibition, Bevilacqua will show a series of floor sculptures, hanging mobiles and wall works constructed from rudimentary materials such as wood, wire, glass and beads. From a background in architecture,...More »

  • poster for "Fat Head Balloon Self-Portrait; Exercising for Exorcising (Mein Doppelganger); My Lights (Kokopelli); C3PO" Exhibition

    "Fat Head Balloon Self-Portrait; Exercising for Exorcising (Mein Doppelganger); My Lights (Kokopelli); C3PO" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Installation
    • 2008-06-18 - 2008-07-30

    The central subject of Tim Hawkinson’s work is often his own body, which he inflates, measures, weighs and animates. Eschewing conventional self-portraiture, Hawkinson uses his own physical form as a starting...More »

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